Jon Trickett is the current MP for the Hemsworth constituency which includes Crofton. Jon was first elected to the constituency through a by-election in 1996 and has represented the constituency to this day. He is a Labour Party MP and forms part of the Shadow Cabinet, holding the roles of Lord President of the Council and Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office since February 2017. The website for Jon Trickett can be found here.
Whilst the UK remains within the European Union, Crofton is within the ”Yorkshire and the Humber” constituency of the European Parliament, which is elected by the proportional representation voting method. There are 6 MEPs which represent the area. The current representatives are: John Longworth; Lucy Harris; Jake Pugh (The Brexit Party) Richard Corbett (Labour) Shaffaq Mohammed (Renew Europe Group) and Magid Magid (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance) who were voted in the last election on 23 May 2019.
Website Update – May 2023
Crofton Parish Council Website is undergoing an update. Further details will be provided later in the year. Thank you for your patience.
Resident engagement on s.106 green space provision 1-29 February 2020
As part of the council’s operations we have now received monies from WMDC to be spent on ‘green spaces’ around the village. This funding can be difficult to obtain, and therefore, as we make decisions on how to allocate it, we want to offer residents of Crofton the...
W4W unveiling of pit winding wheel
Crofton Parish Council and its residents were recently invited to the unveiling and dedication ceremony for a pit winding wheel on 19 October 2019, which has been installed in Walton Colliery Country Park. Working for Walton (W4W), in collaboration with Friends of...